A dish of macaroni and cheese would be described as a cheesy main dish.
A knife that falls apart when you use it is an example of something that would be described as cheesy.
A corny, foolish smile is an example of something that would be described as cheesy.
A cheesy romantic comedy.
A movie with cheesy special effects.
A cheesy flavor.
I like pizzas with a cheesy crust.
Other Word Forms
Origin of cheesy
- Sense 2b, possibly partly from earlier cheesy showy from cheese
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- cheese + -y